Monday, December 13, 2010

Holiday Wine and Cheese Pairings by (PB)

In a recent conference call with the Sam's Club wine and cheese buyers we discussed pairings for the holidays realizing that a bunch of us will be fretting over the right cheeses with the right wines. Below is a helpful little list that can get you started in the right direction. I just returned from my local Sam's Club and their cheeses--at least the ones I checked are WAY cheaper than anything I can find anywhere else so be sure to check out yours!
Cheese and wine pairing suggestions!

French Brie with Champagne, Chardonnay

Roquefort with Port

English Blue Stilton with Cabernet, Port

English Fruited Stilton with Cabernet, Port

Red Wax Gouda with Merlot, Zinfandel

Parmigiano Reggiano with Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay

Grana Padano with Barolo, Barbaresco

Manchego with Rioja (Tempranillo), Merlot

Iberico with Garnacha, (Grenache) Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc

Dubliner (Irish Cheddar) with Cabernet Sauvignon

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